John RatliffPartner at Wilmerhale LLP
John Ratliff is a partner in the Brussels office of WilmerHale.
He has more than 30 years of experience as an advocate and adviser on all aspects of EU Competition law. He has handled numerous merger control cases before the European Commission and worldwide (both EC Phase 1 and Phase 2 proceedings, several with remedies). He also advises on a wide range of transactional issues, recently including sustainability questions. He has been involved in cartel and other infringement defences; and acted for several complainants before the European Commission on access issues. He also advises on REMIT and energy market manipulation issues.
He studied at University College, Oxford and is qualified as an avocat in Brussels and a Barrister at the Bar of England and Wales. He was a trainee in the European Commission’s Legal Service, then studied in Germany and the Netherlands and worked in Paris and London, before moving to Brussels.